Eats & Drinks, Expat Living, Somaliland
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on s’mores in s’maliland

Granted, I was looking for an excuse to eat melty, roasted marshmallows. On the record, however, s’mores were a legitimate morale-boosting, Ramadan-welcoming, staff-bonding activity.

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The lovely Salma managed to find the perfect – perfect! – tools on on her first-ever hunt for roasting sticks.

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And it only took three…

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… well, maybe 4 people to finally get the coals burning in the whipping wind of this Hargeisa hilltop.

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But eventually we were up and running, and ready to roast. The uninitiated had no hesitations, and jumped right in,

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Spearing their marshmallows and coaxing the perfect golden crust.


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(A few required a little moral support, considering the complexities of the ideal s’more).

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But they liked – success! – they liked,

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or so I guessed, based on the seconds, thirds… er, fourths…

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and the s’more-inspired smiles all around.


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Happy Roasting, from Hargeisa!

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